Madeline M. "Nance" Witmer

June 12, 1935 ~ May 25, 2022 (age 86)


Madeline M. “Nance” Witmer, 86, of Watsontown, died Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, Lewisburg.

Born June 12, 1935 in Union County, she was a daughter of the late William and Erma (Prowant) Wertz. On November 18, 1966 she married Eugene L. Witmer Sr., who preceded her in death May 30, 2014. Together they celebrated 47 years of marriage.

Nance was a graduate of Milton High School.  She retired after many years at the former American Home Foods, where she worked in accounts receivable.

Nance was a member of Faith Chapel United Methodist Church, White Deer.

She liked doing puzzles, playing cards and dominoes, shopping and traveling.  Nance was also a lover of all animals.  Most importantly, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Surviving are two daughters, Lynn Wynn and her husband, Alan, and Linda Renock and her husband Robert; three sons, Eugene L. Witmer Jr. his wife, Rosalie, David Witmer and Michael Witmer; three sisters, Yvonne Burrows and her husband, Charles, Lois Kilcoyne and Virginia Hauck; a son-in-law, Dennis Oakes; a sister-in-law, Sandra Wertz; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two daughters, Terry Printzenhoff and Teresa Oakes; one brother, Ronnie Wertz; one sister, Shirley Mae Mitch; two brothers-in-law, William Kilcoyne and Richard Hauck; one grandchild, Kristin Mark; and one great-grandchild, Kierstin Lind.

Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 31 at Grenoble Funeral Home & Crematory, 308 Main Street, Watsontown, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. with family friend, Anne Dawson, officiating.

Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, New Columbia.

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May 31, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Grenoble Funeral Home & Crematory
308 Main St.
Watsontown, PA 17777

Funeral Service
May 31, 2022

11:00 AM
Grenoble Funeral Home & Crematory
308 Main St.
Watsontown, PA 17777

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